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Rick Scott’s Let’s Get to Work PAC has raised more than $2.3 million this year – SaintPetersBlog (blog)


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Rick Scott’s Let’s Get to Work PAC has raised more than $2.3 million this year
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Gov. Rick Scott‘s “Let’s Get to Work” political committee raised $687, 691 in April, including a $100,000 contribution from Tampa Bay Lightning owner and Channelside developer Jeff Vinik. That brings his totals in 2015 to over $2.3 million ($2,368,000).

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Uber, Lyft bill postponed from reaching Gov. Rick Scott’s desk – Tampa Bay Business Journal


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Uber, Lyft bill postponed from reaching Gov. Rick Scott’s desk
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State legislators have stalled so far on passing a definitive bill to address controversies around car-hailing apps such as Uber and Lyft during the 2015 session. On Monday, House legislators postponed bill 817, created by the Economic Affairs

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Gov. Rick Scott appoints four to Tampa Bay Regional Planning Commission – Tampabay.com (blog)

Gov. Rick Scott appoints four to Tampa Bay Regional Planning Commission
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… — Robert “Pete” Edwards, 63, of Tampa, is a retired drug court counselor with DACCO. He fills a vacant seat and is appointed for a term beginning today and ending Oct. 1, 2015. — Jacob Cremer, 30, of Tampa, is an attorney with Smolker, Bartlett

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​Gov. Scott thanks Tampa e-commerce company for 35 jobs in four years – Tampa Bay Business Journal


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​Gov. Scott thanks Tampa e-commerce company for 35 jobs in four years
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“This is a state where you can get a job,” Scott said. “When people get jobs, they can do nice things,” he added, bringing to the lectern Peak employee Sherry Smith, who has fostered 27 children. The state’s low taxes and fast permitting process are
Gov. Scott talks — briefly — about agency reviews, immigration, personal MiamiHerald.com (blog)

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In Tampa, Gov. Rick Scott touts new tourism numbers, lobbies for manufacturer … – SaintPetersBlog (blog)

SaintPetersBlog (blog)In Tampa, Gov. Rick Scott touts new tourism numbers, lobbies for manufacturer …SaintPetersBlog (blog)Speaking at a chilly Tampa International Airport, Gov. Rick Scott and Tampa Bay tourism officials hailed the record-breaking nu…

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Arma Global executive receives recognition from the governor – Tampa Bay Business Journal


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Arma Global executive receives recognition from the governor
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Gov. Rick Scott gave a Business Ambassador Award to a local executive for his company’s efforts to create jobs, most of them veterans. Dave Christensen, vice president of operations for Arma Global, a veteran-owned business, received the award from

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Governor Rick Scott defends actions as calls for outside probe grow – FOX 13 Tampa Bay, WTVT-TV


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Governor Rick Scott defends actions as calls for outside probe grow
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Florida Gov. Rick Scott, responding to an ongoing furor that is overshadowing his second term in office, provided a detailed response Thursday to allegations that he and his staff made improper and politically-motivated requests to the state’s former
FDLE scandal, airport parking, lottery winners and moreOrlando Sentinel
Backroom Briefing: Rick Scott and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad MonthSunshine State News
Scott denies allegations in FDLE firingTBO.com

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Gov. Rick Scott names new transportation secretary – Tampabay.com


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Gov. Rick Scott names new transportation secretary
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It’s the second time that Scott has named a top DOT official to replace the departing secretary. When Secretary Stephanie Kopelousos left in 2011, Scott chose Prasad, then a DOT assistant secretary, after a national search drew 46 applicants from all
Gov. Rick Scott appoints transportation secretaryMiamiHerald.com
Gov. Rick Scott appoints Florida transporation secretaryBradenton Herald
Scott Picks Boxold As Transportation ChiefCBS Local
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Voters give Gov. Rick Scott a second term – FOX 13 Tampa Bay, WTVT-TV

Voters give Gov. Rick Scott a second term
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The Associated Press also declared Scott the winner Tuesday night, reporting that he held nearly 49 percent of the vote to Crist’s nearly 47 percent. “The campaign is over,” Scott said just before 11 p.m., telling a crowd of supporters that Charlie

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Scott’s final campaign day works I-4 corridor – WTSP 10 News


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Scott’s final campaign day works I-4 corridor
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Rick Scott made several stops in the Tampa Bay region, underscoring the potentially important role the Bay area could play in the outcome of Tuesday’s election. After checking the polls and crunching the numbers, Scott’s campaign decided the place to

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On final day of campaigning, Rick Scott tours Tampa Bay area with Bobby Jindal – SaintPetersBlog (blog)


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On final day of campaigning, Rick Scott tours Tampa Bay area with Bobby Jindal
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Rick Scott stopped in Clearwater this morning with an all-star GOP class in tow. Hopping off of two buses were Attorney General Pam Bondi and Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal. The trio met a flurry of supporters inside Louis Pappa’s on McMullen Booth …

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Rick Scott tops Charlie Crist 43-42 in McLaughlin & Assoc. poll – Tampabay.com (blog)

Rick Scott tops Charlie Crist 43-42 in McLaughlin & Assoc. poll
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In the state’s independent belt, the I-4 corridor, Scott holds a 7 percentage point lead in Crist’s home base of Tampa Bay and a 5 percentage-point lead in the Orlando-area media market. Scott has spent the most advertising money in those two markets.

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Congresswoman Kathy Castor: Rick Scott’s big squeeze is not working for … – SaintPetersBlog (blog)


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Congresswoman Kathy Castor: Rick Scott’s big squeeze is not working for
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Gov. Rick Scott is running for reelection on his economic record. He tells Floridians his brand of capitalism is working. His “It’s Your Money” and “It’s Working” tours of the state touted policies of tax cuts, fewer regulations and reducing business
Kathy Castor bashes Rick Scott for Tampa Bay’s economic slideCreative Loafing Tampa

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Editorial: The Rick Scott record: an environmental disaster – Tampabay.com

Editorial: The Rick Scott record: an environmental disaster
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Developers and agricultural interests still got their way too often in the state’s boom-or-bust economy, but Tampa Bay is cleaner and more land is protected from development than a generation or two ago. In just four years, Gov. Rick Scott has put

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Tampa Bay Times/Graham Center Poll: Rick Scott leads Charlie Crist by 5 – MiamiHerald.com (blog)

Tampa Bay Times/Graham Center Poll: Rick Scott leads Charlie Crist by 5
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“If I were Rick Scott, I’d be playing up the economy as he has been. I would take this poll result and I would run with it,” said Dr. Christopher McCarty, director of the UF Survey Research Center and director of the University of Florida’s Bureau of

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Gov. Rick Scott opens Florida’s newest university – FOX 13 Tampa Bay, WTVT-TV


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Gov. Rick Scott opens Florida’s newest university
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The day started with a bang as Florida Polytechnic University officially opened it’s doors to the public. “We are doing this for one reason. Our kids deserve great jobs. They are not going to get great jobs without a great education,” said Governor
Florida Polytechnic Holds “Launch”WGCU News
Florida Polytechnic celebrates launch weekendNews 13 Orlando
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WATCH: Rick Scott dodges tough questions – WTSP 10 News

WATCH: Rick Scott dodges tough questions
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LARGO, Florida – For a second straight Monday, Governor Rick Scott was in Tampa Bay campaigning for re-election. But this time, he wouldn’t answer questions about the law enforcement officers that stood behind him one week earlier. On July 7, uniformed …
Democrats try to make hay out of typical Rick Scott presserCreative Loafing Tampa

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